Centre for Appearance Research

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The Centre for Appearance Research (CAR) is the world’s largest research group focusing on the role of appearance and body image in people’s lives.

About us

Find out how our research transforms lives.

Our members

Details of our centre's members, visiting academics, staff and PhD students.


Discover our themes, projects, publications and PhD research.


Our partnerships support the needs of many individuals.


News and events

Attend our Appearance Matters Conference and much more.


Online training, videos and media resources.

Contact us

We welcome enquiries about our work - please get in touch.

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